Starfleet Leadership Academy

Masterful Management   If you’re reading this blog, I will go ahead and assume you want to be a leader or you are a leader. And not just any leader, but a great leader. If this is true, you will likely find yourself in a management po…

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Today we are examining episodes 1 and 2 of the premier of Discovery - The Vulcan Hello AND Battle at the Binary Stars. We see two leaders rise to the forefront through this amazing opening conflict that could not be more different. Different in styl…

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You're a good leader. You’re established in your role. You've been honing your skills for a while. Every day you work hard to guide your team. Things are good. But could they be great? Today I want to ask the question, “How can we move…

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Captain Kathryn Janeway's leadership style in Star Trek Voyager was a perfect example of some of the best qualities a leader can have. She never gave up on her crew, and she always put their needs first. She was intelligent, strong-willed, and co…

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Aug. 30, 2021

Leadership Coaching

Leadership coaching is a process of continuous improvement. The goal of leadership coaching is to help leaders identify and address their blind spots, which make them less effective in the world. This is done through a variety of different exercis…

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The way we work is changing. More and more of us are working remotely, either from home or in co-working spaces. And as artificial intelligence (AI) becomes a bigger part of the workforce, it’s time for managers to start thinking about how the…

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It’s almost like this episode of Discovery was custom built for this blog! Today we get to talk about performance reviews through the lens of Saru’s leadership in “Choose your Pain.” Do you have a rhythm in place for receiv…

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Aug. 12, 2021

Six Sigma: What is DMAIC

Six Sigma is a quality management methodology that has been around for over 20 years. It was developed in the 1980s by Motorola and has since been adopted by many other companies. The name Six Sigma is derived from the bell curve used in statistics …

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It’s never too late to learn leadership skills. 2021 has been a year of growth and reflection. It's also been a year full of reading! The following are five of my favorite ones that have stood the test of time and will continue to be useful…

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Welcome, everyone! Thank you, once again, for climbing aboard this wild ship with me. Today is a good one! (I feel like I always say that, but what can I do? It’s always true.) Today we learn some leadership lessons from an unexpected source. …

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